The Essential Health Benefits
A fixed amount (for example, $25) you pay for a covered health care service, usually when you get the service. The amount can vary by the type of covered health care service.
The amount you owe for health care services that your health insurance or plan covers, before your health insurance or plan begins to pay. For example, if your deductible is $1,000, your plan won’t pay anything until you’ve met your $1,000 deductible for covered health care services subject to the deductible. The deductible may not...
The Affordable Care Act seeks to: